Persistency is a perennial problem for the European life and pensions industry. But with a new stream of sophisticated guaranteed products starting to emerge, and the adoption of risk-based embedded value,...
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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Whole loan trading in the UK is blossoming and healthy volumes are expected this year as a host of new entrants increase liquidity in the market. Though US subprime troubles have dented trading volumes, many expect the market to continue to grow. Hardeep...
Dealers are offering a raft of highly leveraged equity-linked structured products to investors in Asia. But capital-guaranteed structures and a growing range of hybrids are also proving attractive ahead of a potential downturn in the region's hot equity...
Volatility is high, dividends are low and liquidity is problematic, so why create environment indexes, either in their own right or as underlyings for structured products? The answer is to keep pace with retail investors, who increasingly are better informed...
BGC International hosted a roundtable in late August that brought together eight senior market players in Hong Kong, London, Singapore and Tokyo via video link-up to discuss the Asian structured credit market in the aftermath of the US subprime volatility...
Now that the confirmation backlogs in credit derivatives are under control, attention has turned to equity derivatives. Several industry initiatives are under way to address some of the issues. Clive Davidson looks at the proposed solutions and the progress...
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future
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